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Fall Semester 2014

June

27 & 30Scene I Orientation for Freshmen

August

17Fall student athletes arrive
19Fall Faculty Workshop 
20New students arrive  
20August orientation for freshmen 
22New transfer students arrive 
22Freshman Honor Convocation
23Residence halls open at 10 a.m. for returning students
25Classes begin

September

 1

Labor Day holiday 
(No classes; Labor Day laboratories meet another day - TBA) 

4 Fall Convocation

5-6

ASP weekend classes begin

October

3-5

Homecoming & Parent Weekend     

9-10

Fall Break
(Evening classes will meet Thursday, Oct.9)

16

Mid-Semester Progress Reports available on WebAdvisor

27-31

ASP advising/registration for Spring 2015

27-November 7

Advising weeks for spring 2015 registration

November

3

Advance Registration for Spring Semester 2015 begins

7Last day for dropping a course without automatic WF

26-28

Thanksgiving holiday
(Only Monday evening classes meet this week)

December

1Classes resume

5

Classes end
(Evening classes end Dec. 4)

5-11

Evening and weekend final examinations

6

Reading Day

7

December Graduate Reception

8-11

Final exams

11

Semester ends after last exam

11Residence halls close at 5 p.m.

Spring Semester 2015

January

5-23

Winter Session
(Residence Halls open for Winter Session on Jan. 4; Drop WS course without record—Jan. 7; Drop WS course without automatic WF—Jan. 9)

22Spring Faculty Workshop
23New freshmen and transfer students arrive
23New Student Orientation
24Residence halls open at 10 a.m. for returning students

26

Classes begin

30- 31

ASP weekend classes begin

March

16-20

Spring Break
(ASP classes meet Saturday, March 15)

23Classes resume
25Mid-Semester Progress Reports available on WebAdvisor

April

5Easter Sunday
6

Easter Monday holiday
(Monday labs meet another day-TBA)

7

Classes resume

7-10 ASP advising/registration for Summer/Fall 2015 begins
7-20 Advising weeks for Fall 2015 registration
13 Advance registration for Summer and Fall 2015 begins
20Last day for dropping a course without automatic WF

24

Faculty Assembly/Faculty approve graduates

May

1Spring Honors Convocation & Academic Fair

6

Classes end
(Evening classes end May 6)

6-12

Evening and weekend final examinations

7

Reading day

8, 9, 11, 12

Final exams

12

Residence halls close at 5 p.m., except for graduates

16

Commencement

26

Summer Session begins

August 14Summer Session ends

August

August 14Summer Session ends

Religious Holidays for Muslim and Jewish faculty, staff and students:   
Eid al-Fitr: July 17
Rosh Hashanah: Begins sunset Sept. 24, ends at sunset Sept. 26
Yom Kippur: Begins sunset Oct. 3, ends at sunset Oct. 4
Passover: Apr 4-5


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